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. >> reporter: volunteers are working to complete this condominium complex in daly city. why so many are pitching in today. >>> how the lbgt community is being represented in this year's presidential inauguration. >>> and baseball fans say goodbye to a hall of fame legend. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> a big rig accident shut down central avenue after interstate 80 for saven hours, the chp says a u.p.s. rig hit a car stalled in the slow train at about 5:15, the big-rig driver was hospitalized but with minor injuries. the rig bl
in washington, d.c. >>> plus, home sweet home in daly city. the construction project for families who might not otherwise have a chance at homeownership. >>> we are looking live at washington, d.c., where a busy inauguration weekend is already underway. monday's presidential inauguration and the martin luther king holiday coincide this year, but it is no coincidence today that president obama is invoking dr. king's legacy, calling on americans to do something for each other on a national day of service. the president is continuing a tradition he started before his first inauguration. on this national day of service, president obama led by example. he and the first lady volunteered at an elementary school honoring the life and legacy of dr. martin luther king just before -- just as he did before his first inauguration. >> it's a symbol of how our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power. but it should also be an affirmation that we're all in this together. >> not far away, the vice president and a bunch of bidens helped to pack supply kits for members of the u.s. military. across
will be inspected. >>> and rushing to complete this complex in daly city and why so many were pitching in. >>> it's known as two buck chuck and why trader joe's low price wine will no longer live up to its name. progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. mmmm. a choice of 6 skillet entrees, each with an appetizer, and dessert? whoa! no wonder they call it a complete meal. 3 courses, one diner price. complete skillet meals, starting at $8.99. only at denny's. . >>> on this national day of service, volunteers are work on a massive housing project on the peninsula. in fact, as ktvu's alex savidge reports it's the largest project of its kind in the world. >> reporter: construction got underway early this morning, as habitat for humanity volunteers in hardhats fanned out throughout the complex in daly city, every
this construction site in daly city. the 36 unit condo complex built by habitat for humanity greater san francisco got a windfall thanks to the national day of service. 70 volunteers were needed. more than 100 turn out to help. belmont resident and his wife were inspired by the call to action. >> what are you doing today? >> we're painting doors, and there are eight doors for each apartment, and at the rate we're doing, probably get one door a day done. i think giving is a challenge in these times, but we do have time, we can give time, if we don't have the money. >> in their joyful spirits the volunteers painted, hammered, and shoveled the day away in the event that kicked off three days of inaugural celebration. president obama added today's service project to the schedule for his first inauguration in 2009 and hopes it will become tradition for future presidents. it's already becoming a practice for 16-year-old bobby burgess. >> i feel like i'm doing my part to help the community and know that people will be living here is really great. i'm really helping somebody out now. >> it's estimated mor
weekend in daly city that spirit of giving back was seen at a 36 unit complex on mission street, being built by habitat for humanity. more than 100 people turned out to help paint and shovel. >> many people today chose to give service by giving blood. the blood centers of the pacific in san francisco was busy when he stopped by. center officials say the blood is desperately needed. many donors have cancelled because of the flu. that contributed to the center only having a one-day blood supply. >> a waiter went out of his way for a special young customer has people talking. support is flowing in from all over. >> for kim wednesday was a typical dinner with a family and five-year-old son my low who has down's syndrome. >> the waiters saw my low. >> just as they were sitting down to dinner, the familiar hill at the adjacent booth got up and moved. the waiter didn't think much of it until he heard the family talk. >> he said, needs to be put some where. immediately the later reacted, telling the guests he wouldn't serve them. >> he said they would leave. i. >> kim never thought garcia woul
, as habitat for humanity volunteers in hardhats fanned out throughout the complex in daly city, everybody pitching in as parts of national day of service. >> we're really looking forward to coming to the and fine finding a way to contribute. >> reporter: the complex will provide affordable housing for bay area families, but those chosen families do have to put in some work. >> our model is base on a hand up, not a handout. so our homers volunteer and they are helping to boil the home that they will live in. >> reporter: it's actually the largest habitat for humanity project in the world. rob alvarado, who was working on the roof today was here when construction first started and came back for this national day of service. >> i just feel like, if in your life, you had a lot of opportunities, and you have had success and you just feel fortunate, you should crotout and help other people that need that same opportunity. >> reporter: as you can see a lot of these units still have a long way to go, but today is parts of a last-minute push to get this project completed. habitat for humanity i
for humanity volunteers finished building units in daly city. >> they built the complex back in 2010. it is the largest habitat for humanity in the area. >>> dr. king will be honored in san francisco. they are having a special sunday celebration tomorrow. will will be poetry and music from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 this afternoon. >> they will honor martin luther king junior with a parade and rally. it is the fourth event and anyone can march in the parade. can you meet at 9:00 at the dmv and the route will proceed along san pablo avenue and the a rally will follow the parade. >>> the freedom train will make the journey in honor of dr. king. it will leave the diridon station and arrive in san francisco. >> time is 8:37. this will cause a big mess for drivers. this is first reported around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. san leandro had to shut down the boulevard while they worked to control the flooding. it was opened two hours later and there was damage from the water. no word on when they plan to repair the damage. >>> an union representing state engineers is r
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